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AWWOD - March Information

Location, Times and Information Regarding the 2017 AWWOD Anzac Day March

  • AWWOD’s form up position is the north side (harbour bridge side) of King Street near the corner of Pitt Street at 10:00am. Members are directed to look for our banner.
  • Due to George St road closures. Please refer to the RSL March Map
  • At this stage no Jeeps are available for March Participants. However, Wheelchairs are permitted with one person/carer pushing an AWWOD Member. Please note that Walkers are NOT permitted.
  • We will have a group photo PRIOR to the March this year, due to the uncertainty of finding a suitable venue at the new dispersal area
  • ** IMPORTANT ** As per the RSL March rules only one family member per veteran allowed to march on the day. Veteran's medals or copies of their medals MUST be worn and veterans medals MUST not be divided up.
  • During March, be aware of placing hand over hearts and turning eyes towards the ANZAC Memorial in Elisabeth Street as it is passed. Gents, please remove hats and place them over your heart also at this time.
  • During March, always step off on left foot after any stops.
  • Please refer to the March Guidelines and March Information documents.
  • Please note that the post-March venue is HOTEL HARRY. The hotel is on the cnr of Goulburn St and Wentworth St Sydney.
  • Please refer to AWWOD Membership page for membership fees.
  • If interested in marching please contact Arline ASAP - arline@awwod.org.au
  • AWWOD ties and scarves are available - Ties $25 Scarves $20. Email AWWOD apparel

General Information Regarding Marching with us in the Sydney RSL ANZAC Day March

  • You need to be a financial member of our association to march with us.
  • You need to have a relevant set of original or copy medals
  • Medals are to be worn on the right breast. Copy medals are allowed if originals are framed. (Note: Public Transport to the march is free for anyone wearing medals). No photographs are permitted to be carried.
  • March Dress: Business Attire (no joggers or jeans) – Suit, Pants/Skirt & Jacket/Blazer & Tie for the gentlemen please with comfortable walking shoes. NB: Children may wear school uniform or service club uniform eg: cubs, guides, brownies, scouts, girls/boys brigade etc.
  • Children: Minimum age to march is 10 yrs (unattended). Parent/guardian must be present at beginning and end of the march.